Flash Gordon (1980)
Flash Gordon is an American football hero who is skyjacked aboard Dr. Hans Zarkov’s rocketship and beautiful girlfriend, Dale Arden. The threesome is drawn into the influence of the planet Mongo, ruled by Emperor Ming the Merciless. The evil Ming has been testing Earth with unnatural disasters and deeming our world a threat to his rule. He also intends to take Dale as his concubine, attempts to execute Flash, and intends to destroy Earth. Flash must avoid Ming’s daughter’s amorous attentions and unite the warring kingdoms of Mongo to rescue Dale and save our world.